Two men were arrested by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during
an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Laventille district on Tuesday night. The officers also seized a firearm, ammunition and a stolen vehicle.
Officers who were on mobile patrol in the area on Tuesday when they received information about a white Nissan Tiida motor vehicle which was reported stolen on Monday in the Besson Street Police District.
Officers subsequently observed the vehicle with two male occupants proceeding along Kerr Road, Laventille. The vehicle was stopped and searched, which resulted in a pistol and four rounds of ammunition being discovered.
The suspects, a 26-year-old from Picton Road, Laventille and a 20-year-old from Prizgar Lands, Laventille, were arrested in connection with the finds.
Investigations are ongoing.